World’s Lizards Under Threat from Climate Change

LiveScience: Lizards may like to laze around in the sun, but a hotter planet is bad news for these reptiles, a new study suggests. A major survey of lizard populations worldwide has found an alarming pattern of population extinctions attributable to rising temperatures. If current extinction trends continue, 20 percent of all lizard species could go extinct by 2080, the new study found. The current and projected losses are directly attributed to climate warming since 1975, according to the ......

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